Use the TBC Player Tracker to track your favorite NCAA Division I College Players throughout the season. MLB and Minor Leaguers coming in April.
Tips Updates
Minor Leagues
Extra Bases

Tuesday August 8,1978This date in baseball
Follow TBC on Twitter and Facebook

Brian Sanches celebrated a birthday on this date.
Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

1978 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

Select a Date

Month Day Year

Games on 1978-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians7Boston Red Sox9BoxBob StanleyDave Freisleben(none)
Texas Rangers9Detroit Tigers4BoxPaul MirabellaDave RozemaDoc Medich
Chicago White Sox4Kansas City Royals10BoxPaul SplittorffMike ProlyMarty Pattin
Seattle Mariners2Minnesota Twins10BoxGary SerumRick Honeycutt(none)
Milwaukee Brewers0New York Yankees3BoxDick TidrowMike CaldwellRich Gossage
California Angels2Oakland Athletics1BoxPaul HartzellDave HeaverloDave LaRoche
Baltimore Orioles3Toronto Blue Jays5BoxTom UnderwoodMike FlanaganVictor Cruz
Pittsburgh Pirates9Chicago Cubs5BoxDon RobinsonRick Reuschel(none)
Atlanta Braves6Cincinnati Reds5BoxPhil NiekroTom Hume(none)
San Diego Padres2Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxDon SuttonGaylord Perry(none)
New York Mets1Montreal Expos6BoxDan SchatzederTom Hausman(none)
Houston Astros2San Francisco Giants3BoxJohn MontefuscoTom DixonRandy Moffitt
Philadelphia Phillies0St. Louis Cardinals2BoxPete VuckovichLarry Christenson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2St. Louis Cardinals6BoxTom BrunoJim Lonborg(none)

Standings as of 1978-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1107040.636--56443113329-2941-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park532924.547
225Milwaukee Brewers1086147.5658.05474519624-2737-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium543222.593
347New York Yankees1116249.5598.54824275527-2835-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I523814.731
458Detroit Tigers1106050.54510.04984395927-2933-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium522626.500
5610Baltimore Orioles1116051.54110.5444495-5130-3130-20L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium503020.600
61019Cleveland Indians1095158.46818.5460467-719-3632-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium501832.360
71325Toronto Blue Jays1114269.37828.5434543-10916-3926-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium501733.340
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Kansas City Royals1096148.560--5094317822-3039-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium533122.585
2711California Angels1156253.5392.04764621426-3036-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium472522.532
3812Oakland Athletics1156055.5224.0397424-2726-3034-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum47938.191
4915Texas Rangers1095356.4868.0441440119-3334-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium533419.642
51121Minnesota Twins1104763.42714.5483497-1426-3721-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium522626.500
61222Chicago White Sox1104664.41815.5436513-7718-3228-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park512526.490
71426Seattle Mariners1144173.36022.5452603-15118-3823-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome461531.326
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Philadelphia Phillies1095950.541--4604045621-3438-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium533122.585
2513Chicago Cubs1115754.5143.0443473-3025-3132-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field512229.431
3716Montreal Expos1145460.4747.54744195524-3330-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium482226.458
4918Pittsburgh Pirates1085157.4727.5415437-2222-3329-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium533716.698
51123New York Mets1134766.41614.0437477-4021-3526-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium491930.388
61224St. Louis Cardinals1134568.39816.0383453-7019-3826-30W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II492425.490
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1136746.593--4583966229-2738-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park492227.449
223Cincinnati Reds1126547.5801.54944652929-2436-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium492722.551
334Los Angeles Dodgers1136548.5752.050940610330-3135-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium493019.612
4614San Diego Padres1135756.50410.0409432-2322-3735-19L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium492722.551
5817Atlanta Braves1125359.47313.5427511-8421-3232-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium501634.320
61020Houston Astros1115160.45915.0417453-3616-3735-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome512328.451